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. the beltway, you're facing a four-mile backup in montgomery county because of a crash at connecticut avenue. you can see the right lane is getting by single file. the accident takes up the whole left side of the roadway. we talked about a four-mile backup. i want to show you georgia avenue. very slow crawl as you make your way past the accident. you're first hitting the brakes at coalville road. the hov lanes at backlick road, still seeing that crash. earlier it was blocking your right lane. it looks like travel lanes are open. you're just a bit slow. over to the rails. metro is just now reporting, just getting this in. a kdelay on the yellow line. because of a signal problem. marc and vre on or close to schedule. aaron and eun, over to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news in maryland. a standoff with an armed man in adelphi has a community of residents evacuated. melissa mollet is on the scene and live with the latest. melissa? >> reporter: that's right. we have brand new information just a couple of moments ago. an ambulance left the avery park apartment complex here in adelphi. we unders
. >>> four minutes after the hour. the newtown, connecticut, community will attempt to return to a sense of normalcy today. classes resume at all newtown schools except for sandy hook elementary. the students return as that community says goodbye to more victims of friday's shooting at sandy hook. danielle lee is live in newtown, connecticut, with the latest. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: aaron, good morning. you may be able to make out a christmas tree over my shoulder. that's marking a memorial that's become the focal point of this little town. students may drive past it today as they head to class and return to routines for the first time since the shooting. it will be a reminder that some things will never be the same. yesterday we saw the first two funerals for the victims. there will be more today. there will be a viewing for the teacher vicky soto who died shielding her students. it's been incredible to see the mementos that people have been bringing to the memorials in tribute to these victims. police say the investigation continues. they have confirmed that the shooter we
it out alive. >>> legal action following the connecticut school shooting. why families of the young survivors want to go to court. >>> and we are tracking the winter storm that's headed our way this morning. crews are out treating the roads right now. we have everything you need to know as snow and rain move in. >>> it is 6:09. welcome back. a live look right now outside union station. seeing that wind having its way with that flag right now. we do have some dry conditions in our immediate area, but changes are on the way. veronica will have the snow forecast in a few minutes. >>> this morning, police in virginia are investigating how a man died after his body was found in a van on the side of the road. an officer discovered the vehicle at the intersection chambridge road. homicide investigators were called in because of what they call suspicious circumstances. >>> one person is dead and two others seriously hurt after a fire ripped through a townhouse in prince george's county. flames ripped through the entire home, burning right through the roof. police have not released the name
causes of mental illness. lanza is accused of killing 27 people in newtown, connecticut earlier this month before turning his gun on himself. police have not revealed a motive. >> today, people in webster, new york, begin saying farewell. they're saying final goodbyes to the two firefighters killed in an ambush on christmas eve. wakes are scheduled for today and tomorrow for mike chiapperini and thomas -- two others were wounded. funerals are set for sunday. >>> we could be on the brink of a labor dispute that could cost the economy billions of dollars. thousands of dock workers nationwide are threatening to go on strike on sunday if they fail to reach a deal with shipping companies. contract talks broke down earlier this month. the 15 ports involved in the dispute move more than 100 million tons of goods each year. the economy could lose billions of dollars if they're shut down for even a few days. >>> how about good news on a friday, right? for dog owners in montgomery county, you no longer need to pay a fee to use the dog parks soon. it will stop collecting a $40 a year permi
of the beltway, no incidents reported as you travel on the inner or outer roops. live look now at connecticut avenue on the inner loop. 10-minute drive time. veronica and richard. >>> 4:42. still to come, action after the tragedy at sandy hook. president obama's message on gun control heading into the new career. >>> the [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. >>> the 3wbody of the man who fired inside a -- the hartfo"ha couran courant". before going to nearby sandy hook elementary school, killing 20 first graders and six adults and then he killed himself. a private funeral was held for lanza's mother. >>> since the connecticut shootings, a debate on gun control escalated from a simmer to a boil. just after the shootings, president obama p
the protest. they say the school shooting in connecticut should help force a national discussion on gun laws. >>> and in 90 minutes, david gregory will have a discussion with wayne lapierre. he said the country needs more guns and called for armed security officers in every school in america. and david gregory says the nra is used to facing criticism and in the past emerged unscathed. >> we have seen this kind of popular outrage, if you will, after these massacres and then nothing actually comes of it. the political decision will be the president's in terms of how hard he wants to drive this. >> wayne lapierre will sit down with david gregory. you can catch it here on nbc 4. >>> and president obama and the first lady will join others in saying good-bye to the senator. he fought in world war ii and was awarded the medal. he became the first japanese to become elected to the senate, and he was 88 years old. it will be a short holiday trip for the president, and he will return to washington after christmas to deal with the dooming fiscal cliff. president obama said the break is good for lawmake
of children in newtown, connecticut. all schools will reopen except sandy hook elementary. police are holding it as a crime scene possibly for months. the shooting spree that left 26 people dead, 20 of them children. the apparent gunman, adam lanza practiced firing at shooting ranges. they don't have clues of why he snapped and or why he targeted the school. they lay to rest more victims. at least two more funerals will be held today. 6-year-olds noah pozner and jack pinto's funerals were yesterday. noahs sister escaped safely. jack's family said the little boy loved sports. this card was given to loved ones at his funeral. even people who never heard of newtown are coming to offer their support to a community coping with an unthinkable tragedy. >> just felt like we needed to do something to help out somehow and just being here i feel like it's helping us to help other people. >> the overwhelming support from the community and seeing the town come together like this is amazing. >> flower shops in newtown are taking orders from around the world as complete strangers order arrangements for the
a difficult time. the good deed before the big game. >>> the family of a child who survived the connecticut school shooting is heading to court. why they plan to take some legal action. >>> and there's a winter weather advisory in effect right now we are monitoring road conditions. so far, no reported accidents or trouble spots, but we've got our eye on >>> ten minutes after 9:00. welcome back. a live look at our camera outside of union station. things are a little dreary looking out there. we've got a slight wind picking up. you can see there with that flag. veronica will have the snow forecast track in a few minutes. >> this morning, police in virginia are investigating how a man died after his body was found in a car on the side of the road. an officer discovered the vehicle up a steep embankment in vienna last night. a man's body was inside that car. someone spotted the van crashing through a barrier earlier in the evening. homicide investigators were called in because of suspicious circumstances. >>> an elderly woman is dead and two others injured after a prior broke out in prince geor
and the survivors in the newtown, connecticut, community. the sadness so many feel stretches far and wide and it's magnified because of the children's ages. how do we, as a nation, deal with this? >> christmas will never be the same again for those families or that community. those mothers and fathers and grandparents will live with that tragedy for the rest of their lives. i think they eventually -- eventually it will slip from the nation's memory and we will talk about it along the way but eventually as the years come and go it will be a passing memory. it will always be present in the lives of those persons who had to experience it. the christian faith, perhaps, is the one thing that those families can use to help them live through christmas for the rest of their lives and to take day in and day out with the message of christmas that there is a christ who loves us and cares for us and can console us. i think it will be the one thing that will make the difference in their eyes. >> reverend, is that enough? >> i think that this year opportunity we have is to try to figure out as faith communiti
in montgomery county, a live look at connecticut avenue in both directions, no problems at all. inner loop, outer loop, pretty clear. outer loop, ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270, much better than yesterday's pineapple situation. i'm back in ten minutes. eun, over to you. >> that is an improvement. >>> 6:02 now. breaking news. so far only a handful of injuries reported after a 7.3 earthquake shook northeast japan this morning. this is video from the city of sendai. just moments ago authorities lifted the tsunami warning. this all happened in the same place hit hard but a 9.0 quake in march of 2011. so far no reports of any damage. >>> the owner of a bangladesh clothing company where 112 people were killed in a fire last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the owner told the associated press he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violation, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and esears. >>> the time is 6:02. we're waiting for the labo
there to the beltway 12 minutes at 55 miles an hour. angie? >> thank you, mike. the town of newtown, connecticut, will begin removing thousands of flowers arrangements, teddiers abouy be other tributes to the victims of the shootings. they'll pick up memorial items the day after christmas. they will be processed into soil. that soil will be used as a foundation to a permanent memorial to the victims. >>> 6:43 right now. one community in north carolina is starting a new tradition in honor of the victims from the sandy hook shooting. people living in holly spring held a lighting last night. several people placed 26 cand candlelit bags out of their homes to honor 26 victims. the organizers plans to do it every year around christmas. >>> the nra leader calls the weapon ban phony legislation. he told "meet the press" moderator david gregory yesterday that an armed guard inside that school might have saved lives. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy. i tell you what the american people, i think the american people thin
-unquote difficult situation. >>> the bod i have the man who opened fire inside a connecticut elementary school has been claimed for burial. someone who wished to remain anonymous claimed the remains of 20-year-old adam lanza. lanza shot and killed his mother and then killed 20 first graders and six adults and then killed himself. a private funeral has been held for lanza's mother. >>> since the deadly shootings in connecticut earlier this month, the debate on gun control escalated from a simmer to a boil. hours after the shooting, president obama pledged to do something about gun laws to prevent a similar incident from happening. yesterday in an exclusive sit-down on nbc's meet the press, the president continued to keep that promise. >> with public opinion, there's nothing you can't do. and without public opinion, there's very little you can get done in this town. so i'm going to be putting forward a package. i'm going to be putting my full weight behind it. i'm going to be making an argument to the american people about why this is important and why we have to do everything we can to make sure th
, it was still cold. >> snowfall made for perfect sledding conditions in connecticut. that was the second winter storm of the week, and forecasters say parts of new england could see as much as 8 inches by the weekend. >>> and that storm is long gone across boston. there's a full blown blizzard going on up there. i am asking people to come up with a worthy excuse of why i should not the be sent outside during the next weather segment. >> you don't want to mess up ore hair. >> you are our guest, and we should accommodate. >> yes, chuck is normally here and i am your guest. >> we want to see your wind blowing in the wind. give us your best baywatch. >> oh, dear. you don't have to worry about rain or snow. let's take a look at numbers and some conditions as you think about your sunday. we are getting limited sunshine. i don't see temperatures getting much warmer than where we are at. the winds are out of the north west, and we had a wind gust of 33 miles per hour at national. here are more temperatures. we are only at the freezing mark at i-81 over here, and hagersto hagerstown, and manassas, you a
billion in disaster relief for his state as well as new york and connecticut. >>> right now in montgomery county police need your help finding a missing man who possibly spent the night in the cold. he's 34-year-old eric olson, and he's from the derwood area. his family says he takes medication but didn't have it with him. olson was outside his home on deer lake road. he had on a blue winter coat and dark blue sweat pants. if you've seen this man, you're asked to contact montgomery county police. >>> a crime alert. police believe two women are responsible for a string of burglaries in the ivory tower dorm. if each case, women left their doors open. the women came in and walked away with lap tops. police warn students to lock their dorm room doors when they leave and consider keeping it locked when they're in the room as well. >>> gaithersburg is worried that wild animals will strike again. wild dogs or possibly coyotes killed sheep on their farm. if wild animals attack sheep, a person could also be in danger. >> we have so many kids in the surrounding area, and they all play outside. thes
are disappointed we didn't get more like they did in connecticut. >> yeah, you have to go out towards winchester, martinsburg. around here, it came, fell, it melted. we are talking windchill as you get ready to make your sunday plans. it's great to see you get yourself a warm cup of cocoa or coffee, and join me. our temperatures have not been that bad overnight, but the winds will be stirring around. we have had gusts as high as 30 miles per hour during the overnight. and it's 30 degrees at reagan national and the winds are steady. out of the west northwest it's 17 miles per hour and the latest wind gust is 26 miles per hour. more numbers show lots of 30s north and west, whether you are up in martinsburg or infla plat yo. look what it does to the windchill out there, 18 degrees to the west, and it feels like the 20s around here. so the high will be in the 30s, and it's going to feel like the 20s most of the afternoon. let's see if we can get some sunshine. we can. highs will be around 38, 39 degrees, again, and dress for the 20s because the winds will keep you company all afternoon long. the cow
look into the mind of the sandy hook shooter. researchers at the university of connecticut will study the dna of 20-year-old adam lanza. some say the findings could help pinpoint mutations that are associated with aggressive and violent behavior. it could draw false conclusions on the genetic causes of mental illness. he's accused of killing 27 people earlier this month before turning the gun on him search and police have not revealed a motive yet. >>> coming up on 19 after the hour, this morning police in new york city are searching for the woman who pushed a man in front of a train and killed him. the woman was mumbling to herself and pacing on the platform before she shoved that man on to the tracks witnesses say. so far, it does not appear the victim and suspect knew each other. police have not released a motive here. this is the second time this month someone has been shoved on to the tracks and killed in new york city. >>> today people in the town of webster, new york, will begin their final farewells. wake services begin today for the two firefighters who were killed in an ambu
opened fire inside a connecticut elementary school was claimed for burial. someone who wishes to remain anonymous claimed the remans of adam lanza. he killed his mother before going to the elementary school killing 20 first gradersnd six adults. a private funeral was already held for his mother. >>> president obama promised action on gun control. the president pledged change in 2013. >> i'm going to put forward a package and put my full weight behind it. i'm going to be making an argument to the american people about were this is important and why we have to do efg we can to make sure that something like this never happens again. this is something that -- that was the worst day of my presidency. it's not something that i want to see repeated. >> the president says he supports increased background checks and bans on assault weapons and high capacity bullet magazines. >>> a solemn weekend for the town of webster, new york. thousands turned out to say goodbye to two firefighters killed in a christmas eve ambush. michael chiapperini and tomasz coe zow ka were killed when a  man opened fir
lawmakers for an additional $83 billion in his state as well as new york and connecticut. today we'll learn the fate of a tour bus driver for a crash that killed 15 passengers. the jury will announce a verdict for williams today, who's accused of running a bus off the road and striking a pole in new york city in 2011. he's pled not guilty to manslaughter, claiming a tractor-trailer cut him off. prosecutors say he was tired and may have fallen asleep. if convicted, he faces 15 years in jail. >>> the parade float driver involved in the train accident that killed four people will not be charged. the float was hit by a freight train. four veterans of iraq and afghanistan were killed, and 16 more people were hurt. >>> an eye opener for men. in news 4 for your health, a new study finds that men are not only more likely to be diagnosed from cancer but are more likely to die from it. a study out of cornell medical college found of top ten can certifies, men have the higher rate of death in seven out of ten. only bladder cancer kills more women than men. higher rates of smoking and drinking may cont
. you're jammed just path connecticut avenue. if you have to take the beltway, give yourself extra time or you may want to avoid it. may be a good day to take the icc, if you're headed towards i-270, or cut through the local roads because this is going to be a mess this morning. i want to show you 395 because that earlier crash, it is in your shoulder lane. about a three-mile backup. 395 northbound. from the beltway, you are sluggish all the way from duke street. it will take you about 18 minutes or so to get to the 14th street bridge. back over to you. >>> a new report will be presented to metro's board that cites safety as the primary reason to extend how far new silver line trains will run. the report says the area where trains could turn around at the stadium armory station was too small and couldn't be upgraded to meet ntsb safety standards. silver line cars will now run all the way out to largo town center. the change will cost about $4.6 million in the first year and will reduce the number of orange and blue line trains eliminating new rush plus service on the line. >>> breaking
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